Free HR Forum ~ Family Friendly Rights ~ Rubicon & Ellis Jones

Rubicon Recruitment and Ellis Jones are delighted to invite you to the FREE HR Forum – a monthly session for HR Professionals to explore, and discuss, topics of interest within their field with other like-minded professionals.

Hosted by Jess Comolly-Jones (Director, Rubicon) and Kate Brooks (Head of HR and Employment Law Partner, Ellis Jones) you’ll benefit from the opportunity to network with peers and share advice & best practice.

This months’ HR Forum will focus on family friendly rights and will take place remotely on Wednesday 16th August at 11am.

Kate will explore a range of topics, including shared parental leave, maternity rights, flexible working, carer’s leave, and time off for dependents.  Gain a deeper understanding of the rights and entitlements available to employees and the legal considerations involved in implementing and managing these policies within your business.

Family-friendly rights play a vital role in creating a supportive and inclusive work environment. By attending this HR Forum, you’ll gain practical insights into fostering work-life balance for your employees, supporting working parents, and implementing flexible work arrangements to benefit both your workforce and your company.

The discussion will also cover the latest developments in family-friendly legislation, ensuring that you remain up-to-date with the ever-evolving legal landscape. Understanding and complying with these regulations is essential to avoid potential legal pitfalls and protect the rights of your employees.

Kate Brooks is a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by The Legal 500 and is a Partner at Ellis Jones.  Kate specialises in Employment Law and HR Advice.  Kate acts for many local businesses and her work includes: defending Employment Tribunal claims; negotiating termination deals; preparing/reviewing/amending employment documentation; advising on employment status; data protection; how to change terms and conditions of employment; restrictions after the end of employment; HR consultancy service; HR training, and preparing & negotiating settlement agreements.

Jess Comolly-Jones is Rubicon Recruitment’s Director of Office Division and Senior Appointments.  A recruitment specialist with over 17 years’ experience in the industry, Jess regularly works with clients, closely with HR Professionals/Hiring Managers and Senior Management, across a range of sectors – including aerospace, technology, distribution, and manufacturing/product.  You can find and connect with Jess on LinkedIn.


16 Aug 2023


11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Jess Comolly-Jones
01202 688542